NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is expected to hear different interpretations of gambling laws at a hearing on how the country’s two biggest daily fantasy sports companies operate in New York. State Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez will hear arguments Wednesday by lawyers for DraftKings and FanDuel and the state’s attorney general. Eric Schneiderman […]
In a move the New York Times calls "highly unusual," a "stressed out" juror sent a note to the judge asking if she could go home after less than two hours of deliberations. "I don’t feel like I can be myself right now!" the note read in part. "I need...
Kaleil Isaza Tuzman has been transferred out of the notorious La Picota prison after a U.S. federal judge urged the U.S. government to act.
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man was sentenced by a U.S. judge to 40 years in prison on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a shopping center in England, as part of an al Qaeda plan to carry out attacks in Europe and the United States. Show More Summary
An annual “Mister Ugly” contest in Zimbabwe turned ugly (ahem) over the weekend when a new winner was crowned amid cheating allegations. Reigning champ William Masvinu and his supporters mobbed the judges after they named Mison Sere, who had a mouthful of missing teeth, the new victor. Masvinu argued Sere... More »
His fate now rests with a New Zealand judge.
Kim Dotcom says he retains hope as his all-important extradition hearing wrapped up in New Zealand today. The fate of the Megaupload founder, who just slammed the U.S. as "bullies", now lies in the hands of the judge who gave him bail almost four years ago. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Denied by a majority draw in his first fight against Darleys Perez, Anthony Crolla made sure the judges were not required to decide the rematch. Million Dollar claimed the WBA lightweight title in his home city of Manchester, England,...Show More Summary
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Pageant judges have crowned a new winner of Zimbabwe's 4th annual "Mister Ugly" contest, upsetting supporters of the crowd favorite who called the winner too handsome and prompting rioting at the event. Judges...Show More Summary
A New South Wales cop is finally facing punishment for illegally accessing a Facebook account to perform illegal surveillance, but it took a trip to court to make it happen. A private Facebook account belonging to Rhys Liam Halvey (under...Show More Summary
Cognac icon, Hennessy, tapped a celeb-studded judging panel featuring Shepard Fairey and Nas for their 5th annual partnership with Pratt Institute in New York City
The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is scheduled to come to a close today (Sunday) and a Sprint Cup Series champion is expected to be crowned at the conclusion of the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But judging by the weather forecast, Mother Nature may have something to say about that. I checked [...]
A New York judge declared a mistrial in the case of a black man accused of killing his 3-year-old stepson in 2011, after jurors said they were deadlocked because the lone white juror on the panel was a racist who was holding out for a conviction, reports the New York Daily News. Defendant Keno...
Pageant judges have crowned a new winner of Zimbabwe's 4th annual "Mister Ugly" contest, upsetting supporters of the crowd favorite and prompting rioting. Judges on Saturday chose 42-year-old Milton Sere, citing his numerous missing front teeth and a wide range of grotesque facial expressions, over William Masvinu, who had held...
A new lineal middleweight champion has been crowned in Las Vegas tonight, as Saul Alvarez beat Miguel Cotto by wide margins on all three judges' cards. This one might not have been the Fight of the Year that Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya promised. Show More Summary
The winners of the National Book Awards were selected this week following an evening in which all the nominees participated in a reading hosted by New School University. Even though I have no idea whether or not the judges attended the...Show More Summary
As befits the season, I filled the trunk with firewood the other morning and then raced off on some other errands while the firewood warmed in the sun-kissed car. By the time I was back, the old Camaro smelled like a cabin in New Hampshire. Back home, I unloaded the firewood but left a couple of...
NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A New York teenager charged with conspiring to support Islamic State should be tried as an adult, despite having been only 17 at the time he allegedly committed the crime, a federal judge ruled. The teenager,...Show More Summary
A New York teenager charged with conspiring to support Islamic State should be tried as an adult, despite having been only 17 at the time he allegedly committed the crime, a federal judge ruled. The teenager, who remains unidentified...Show More Summary
By Alonso Soto and Brendan Pierson BRASILIA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Rio Tinto's lawsuit accusing rival Vale and others of conspiring to misappropriate its mining rights in the Simandou region in Guinea. Simandou has some of the world's most valuable iron ore deposits. Show More Summary